Porcelain laminates are attached to the front surface of the teeth to improve the patient’s smile and dental health to perfection. These are relatively new type of veneer that adhere to teeth using a modern method. Porcelain laminates are significant components of smile design. They are used when whitening is ineffective, patients have huge gaps between their teeth or uneven teeth. Laminates, unlike other methods, do not abrade the original tooth enamel. During the treatment stage, which begins after a thorough examination of the patient’s face type, gender and colour of skin, a minor amount of tooth cutting may be required in some cases.
They are made of thin porcelain material and are almost invisible. Laminates are prepared in the desired colour, size and shape to address aesthetic issues with the front teeth. When the treatment is completed, a flawless unification is expected. Porcelain laminate veneers can last from 10 to 12 years. Other advantages of porcelain laminates include:
- Coatings are made of non-discolouring materials so food-related (such as cigarettes, coffee, and alcohol) stains are at a minimal level
- Great resistance to abrasion
- Durable and can be used for a long time
- They retain their structural integrity
- Easy modification
- Painless procedure